Posts Tagged ‘dirty’

Carbon fibre: the wonder material with a dirty secret

Researchers are scrambling for ways to get the strong, light material out of landfill and make it ready for recycling and reuse Carbon fibre is increasingly celebrated as a wonder material for the clean economy. Its unique combination of high strength and low weight has helped drive the wind power revolution and make planes more […]

Obama’s speech reveals plans to end use of ‘dirty’ energy sources

Since the day he took the oath of office, President Barack Obama has proposed policies in an attempt to end the “tyranny of oil.” Of course, coal has been a major target, too, as has been natural gas to a lesser degree. View full post on Wind Power News

Re: Dirty Bike Battery

Great idea, Bosch, I want one! We asked Bosch about the advantage of their bike if all you had access to was electricity from a “dirty” source? And they reponded thus: “Even if you use the dirtiest electricity in the US, it’s still lower carbon emissions than a car. Simply due to fact that cars […]

Social media explosion powered by dirty energy, report warns

Greenpeace singles out Amazon Web Services and Twitter for siting data centres in coal areas and failing to reveal energy use The rise of social media is being powered by dirty forms of energy such as coal, a report from the campaign group Greenpeace said on Wednesday. The Clicking Clean report praised six companies Apple, […]

Maui’s Dirty Little Secret

It’s tourist season on Maui now. And we all breathe a sigh of relief because the daily smoke and ash from sugarcane burning is on hiatus. View full post on Wind Power News

Sticking With the Dirty Status Quo in Oklahoma?

I had the chance to visit Oklahoma City last month when the Sierra Club chapter was celebrating its 40th anniversary. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power: The dirty secret of the energy revolution

Another economic perspective of the wealth distribution from feed-in-tariffs. The article is German What sucks is that representatives of the industry act as if they were traveling on behalf of a higher mission. View full post on Wind Power News